Orthopaedic Spine Center

The Spine Center delivers:

  • Compassionate, patient-centered care
  • A multidisciplinary team of clinicians, including surgeons, physiatrists, pain specialists and advanced practitioners, to ensure your treatment is tailored for your needs
  • Non-operative treatment options and the latest surgical techniques, including minimally invasive procedures, to get you back to your active lifestyle

What to Expect

During your initial appointment, our team will perform a complete evaluation. Some tests may be necessary at that time, including x-rays, CT scans and MRIs.

Based on the findings, an initial diagnosis will be made. Then we will develop an individualized treatment plan to address your unique set of conditions and lifestyle goals. We bring together the clinical professionals with the most appropriate skills to deliver your care.

National Leader in Spine Surgery

Mass General is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Blue Distinction Centers are healthcare facilities recognized for their expertise in delivering specialty care.



Patient Education

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Patient Guide

Patient Guide

Step-by-step guidance: our spine team, spine anatomy, preparing for surgery and more.

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Video

Video

See video animations for common spine conditions and treatments.

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Pain Guide

Pain Guide

Read about safe practices when taking pain medication and non-drug pain relief methods.


Patient Stories

Read more patient stories from the physicians in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery